Awards & Recognition

TropEco Awards & Recognition

TropEco Sustainability Awards

The annual TropEco Sustainability Awards recognise the outstanding contribution of students, staff and alumni to sustainability both at JCU and in the wider community. The awards are held each year in October, with nominations opening in early August. See our TropEco Sustainability Awards page for more information.

Award winning programs

JCU is a multiple award winner in the area of sustainability, demonstrating the university's commitment, and providing recognition to the staff and students that have gone above and beyond in their efforts to transform our campuses, teaching, learning and research.

A list of awards can be found below.

Green Gown Awards Australasia

2015

  • Student Engagement Award for the Green Bike Fleet - Winner
  • International Green Gown Award - Student Engagement for the Green Bike Fleet - Finalist
  • Lucy Graham (B.Sustainability) - ACTS Award of Excellence - Student - Winner

2014

  • Learning & Teaching Award for the Bachelor of Sustainability degree - Highly Commended
  • Social Responsibility Award for the State of the Tropics report - Highly Commended
  • Student Engagement Award for the JCU Sustainability Club - Highly Commended

2013

  • JCU - ACTS Award of Excellence - Institutional - Winner

2012

  • Carbon Reduction Award for An Integrated Approach to Energy Management - Winner

QLD Premier's Sustainability Awards

2012

  • Clean Energy Innovation Award for An Integrated Approach to Energy Management - Winner

TEFMA Innovation Award

2011

  • Innovation Award for An Integrated Approach to Energy Management - Winner

Australian Business Awards

2010

  • Environmental Sustainability Award for the Townsville Campus District Cooling System - Winner